The Old Rectory

Dishforth, Thirsk
Guide Price £924,950

A fine example of a Grade II listed Georgian Rectory situated in the popular and conveniently located village of Dishforth.

The Old Rectory is believed to date back to the 18th century, with later additions, and is traditionally constructed of mellow local stone under a slate roof with gabled elevations and timber sash windows. The current owners have undertaken a programme of upgrading and remodeling creating an outstanding family home. Both externally and internally the house enjoys many period features typical of buildings constructed at this time, all enhanced by stylish contemporary interior design.

The layout of this stunning home offers a balance of formal and everyday living space, ideal for modern day family living.
The principal living accommodation is set out over three floors incorporating elegant and spacious reception rooms accessed off an impressive hallway, with York stone flooring. The drawing room and dining room both enjoy fine proportions, retaining many original features including, recessed display arches, sash windows with working shutters, cornicing, original pitch pine flooring and period marble fireplaces.

The inner hall takes you to further living accommodation including a snug with feature fireplace, study, sitting room with log burning stove and timber flooring which leads onto the garden room. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the spacious kitchen/breakfast room with high ceiling, exposed oak beams, York stone flooring, four oven AGA, extensive range of fitted furniture providing excellent storage together with the utility room/boot room and cloakroom.

The graceful staircase with slender balusters and beautiful mahogany handrail, flooded with natural light from the window on the half-landing, leads to the first floor landing with feature arch leading to the bedroom accommodation including; the light and spacious master bedroom with a recently installed luxurious en suite, three further double bedrooms and house bathroom with cast iron free standing bath, separate shower and window seat. To the second floor are two further double bedrooms, study and Jack and Jill bathroom.

The Old Rectory is approached via a private wrought iron gated drive with ample off road parking for a number of vehicles, leading to the substantial coach house currently used for garaging and storage incorporate delightful walled courtyard gardens and terracing which are a particular feature of this lovely family home.

Mellow stone walls, paths and doorways all combine to create the structure of this charming garden. A gate in the south wall leads to the principal garden which is mainly laid to lawn interspersed with herbaceous and shrub borders bounded by mature shrubs and specimen trees including magnificent copper beeches, affording a private and sheltered setting.

Mileages. Thirsk 8 miles, Northallerton 16 miles, Harrogate 16 miles, York 22 miles, (all mileages are approximate).


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